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In this unforgettable novel of love, hope and second chances, a grieving mans personal plan for redemption is suddenly and unexpectedly turned upside down . . .
If Wishes Were Horses
Wyatt Blaines life has been touched by unbearable sorrow, and he realizes the only way out is to reach out. So he revives his late wifes horse therapy program by opening the gates of the Blaine family ranch to troubled kids, never imagining hed come face to face with the woman he irrationally blames for everythingGabby Powers, widow of the man responsible for Wyatts pain. Still, when she tearfully asks him to help her troubled son, he surprises himself by saying yes.
Hes even more surprised by the attraction he feels for this determined, but gentle, woman. He tries to tell himself shes part of a painful past he wants only to forget. But love has a way of making its own plans, and little by little, Wyatt allows himself to see what his heart already knowsthat his greatest wish will be to spend the rest of his life with Gabby.
Robert Barclay, author of If Wishes Were Horses, sold his successful consulting business and moved from upstate New York to south Florida, where he could devote his full attention to what he always wanted to do—write. He also enjoys weightlifting, Shotokan karate, and going to the beach to do absolutely nothing.
“I loved it. A great read myself and staff enjoyed very much, with wonderful characters and writing.”
-Earlene Scott, Scotts Bookstore Newnan, GA
[If Wishes Were Horses] will satisfy fans of sweet romances and tender family sagas… Mr. Barclay weaves a quiet tale about people with hearts of gold, each barely coping with inner demons or tragic circumstances, who learn that they need one another in order to find redemption.
-NY Journal of Books
“IF WISHES WERE HORSES is chock full of wonderful characters. The novel is a moving one, at turns poignant, sad, dramatic, amusing, and hopeful.”
-Romance Reviews Today
“A powerful story...You’ll rejoice in the triumphs experienced at a horse-therapy program for troubled teens and observe how results can best be achieved through actions.”
-PBG Lifestyle Magazine